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Written by attorney Jon Vincent Forehand

How to Obtain a US Passport for a Child Under 16 When One Parent Does Not Consent

How to Obtain a US Passport for a Child Under 16 When One Parent Does Not Consent including use of form DS-5525.

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One additional method to obtain a child's passport without the other parent's consent is found under the provisions of Federal Regulation 22 CFR 51.28 (a) (3) (ii) (E) which permits a Trial Court to issue an order permitting a parent to obtain a passport without the other party's written consent. See also, Ansell v. Ansell, 328 Ga. App. 586, 759 S.E. 2d 912 (2014).

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